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they installed a security system. they employed security cards inside. when this incident arose, when it began -- when they became aware of it, they called the police. after the incident occurred, they met with the police. they have done everything in their power to prevent incidents like this from happening. the problem is that incidents do happen outside of business establishments. it is not their fault. the reason that we are here today is because they're being terminated for the least. what you may not know is that a month before the shooting occurred, they were informed that there was raw sewage from the port's sewage pipes leaking into the bay. when they became aware of that, they spent over $20,000 of their own money to replace rusted and corroded pipes of the port's
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that were dumping sewage into the bay. in the course of these proceedings, they realized that the ports sewage pipes are broken, that the port's sewage pipes underneath here 50 are right now as we speak leaking sewage into the bay. when they told the court this, the port did not take responsibility, and within two to three weeks, terminated the leases. we believe that this shooting, while tragic, is not the real reason that they are being terminated here. we believe that because there have been other violent incidents in other for establishments. even inside for establishments. those establishments were not
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shut down. this occurred outside, not in the club. police confirmed that it did not arrive because of an altercation that occurred inside. the san francisco entertainment commission has agreed this is not the club's fall. this death, while tragic, is not their fault, and we ask you, as commissioners, that this is the time that your role can play a role. you can look at what your staff is saying and say, "is this just? is this the real reason they are being terminated? and look at why they are being retaliated against, singled out, of all the other establishments on the port. why they are being singled out. other establishments have had incidents of violence. they are not being terminated. >> thank you very much. next speaker, stephanie dalton.
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>> good afternoon. i write the urban music newsletter, and i manage several working musicians in the city, and many of the musicians that i book and manage perform at jelly's, and i want to talk about the devastating loss of income that will bring to the music community because they regularly higher than and put on some great shows that never in my 16 years of me attending personally, have i ever had a problem or felt concerned. the outgoing commissioner talked about a family, and what you have is a community of people that will be definitely displaced. it will be a tragedy to see
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another venue fall. i believe shelley's is the victim of
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know they're busting. >> thank you very much. next speaker. jake jacobs. >> hi, my name is jake jacobs. i am a dance instructor. also a musician. i've been doing this for about as long as it's been open, about 16 years. i want to speak to two levels, one an aesthetic level. i want to reinforce what ms. dalton was saying, that there aren't that many venues for latin music and dance. everybody likes latin music and dance. this young lady can attest o'. the crowd that attends, there's very -- rarely any problem i don't think i've ever witnessed a problem either.
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basically there to dance and they don't drink that much. it's not a very profitable business in some ways. taking that away will hurt many, someone speak in favor for keeping it in open for that reason. on a practical level, the port has made public statements that this is a public safety issue. i don't think it's the port's responsibility to take vengeance upon this tragic death. joey's in a very expansive area. i would say it provides more security now than anybody else. you know, there's no people
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patroling the parking lot. it can't be responsible for every bit of area around it. it is in a fairly separated area. joey's did provide the security and that was validated also by the entertainment commission when they spoke with the bay view police. the entertainment commission removed joey's permits. they have every right to take it away. i think now they have even even have the power to shut down the club. but they went through 17 items with the police department, and joey's, who had a very old permit, was in compliance with 14 of them, even though that joey's original permit only had three stipulations. and the other three joey's was committed to doing. if the police department is satisfied with the public safety efforts made by joey's, then i have to insist that the port should be satisfied as well.
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thank you. >> david henderson? >> wow, what a day. congratulations to the commander and all of you for doing a great job. my name is dan henderson. i reviewed the very fers lease here 16 years ago. i've been doing commercial real estate for about 25 years in east bay. also over here out of state. it's horrible when anybody gets shot. there's no doubt about that. but my understanding is i was there the day after, and the place was tagged. it was my understanding, people recognized the symbols that were spread on the trash cans. i'm not here to make any judgments on anybody. any time someone gets hurt, that's something. i haven't gone to joey's. you want to talk about tragedy, she lost her parents when she was 12 years old. she and her three sisters are
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lawyers, they're the people that are the fabric of this community for generations. there's probably 20 people that are in her family with all her sisters that work or have worked at joey's. these people are san francisco. just like the giants season ticket holders. these people have been here. she has run clubs. she made all five of bill graham's clubs. hired and fired every waitress. every time i've got to joey's, there's two guys standing outside. she has had a lease one year at a time for 16 years. and yet she spent over a half million dollars on your property. i'm in commercial real estate. we can all do the math. divide it by 12%. that's the money. i don't know about the types.
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i'm not aware of all that. but certainly i'll review it. and no doubt, tragedy is tragedy. but that has nothing to do. that's outside. we go and walk over and see giants, whatever venues, whatever is going on with the venue. when you have that big of an expansion, what are you going to shoot? the people are going to come to an open area. they said two guys showed up, a guy was drawn out, so he had nothing to do. they don't recognize -- they didn't recognize who the guy was. it wasn't like he was a regular there. they have nothing to do with joey's. an incident happened in their restaurant bar.
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so i know san francisco. they have a place in the mission. they took a shot down there. it provides a good, safe environment. a bad incident happened. >> we're talking about the builder? >> i came from sacramento. actually, part of sacramento. we have a strong and salsa-type music following. so a lot of us came down here in san francisco to joey's specifically on sunday's. so i know as far as all my companions from sacramento that we really enjoy jelly's. and we'll certainly regret it.
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all of us have felt safe at joey's, it advocated a clean, healthy, fun environment. i'm not aware of the details. i don't believe this is something that was due to joey's and their way of operation. i'd like to express my support for continuation of joey's. thank you. >> for public comment -- >> good morning. i'd like to speak about the waterfront land use plant study.
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>> this is situation is intolerable. to break up a club and put up a tower, which is against the waterfront plan use specifications that they should connect the land to the bay is crazy. they speak out of two sides of their mouth. that's called corruption. this is not about money and greed. hundreds of car garages is wrong. it's an already difficult situation we have now, so how could you approve a plan like this? it's ridiculous. all we can think of is what's behind all this. and so we urge you to retract
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that and go back and study this. this is disrupting the whole waterfront. secondly, last night my son called me to say, gone to berlin. go outside and see how it's turning around. this is not right, especially with the historic ferry building. i tell you when you're right most of the times in waterfront. they've done a beautiful job. all these renovations got done. this is so badly flawed.
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it's not what the people want. so please go back and review this and see that it's not right. especially with the waterfront plants with the bay. it's not right to block the buildings that we live in. so please, go back and go to the drawing board and see that it's a wrong decision. thank you. >> lee radder in. >> radner. >> good afternoon, commissioners. lee radner from golden gateway, executive director. i have some material i'd like to read. they sent out an alert this morning. we'll try to read it in the three minutes allotted. he has joined our neighborhood
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coalition partners and otherings as a party to a lawsuit that has been filled -- filed, excuse me with the san francisco superior court on wednesday, august 18, 2010. the legal action filed against the city was precipitated in our view by the violation of ceqa. our attorney's legal interpretation of the coalition lawsuit is described in the following paragraph, and i quote. ceqa applies to any action that may have a significant environmental impact. it is important that environmental review occur as early as possible. it's not just a prow forma rubber stamp of a project that was already approved. the california supreme court recently ruled that actions short of an official project may
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be illegal if they move the project momentum significantly forward. the city of san francisco has, in my view, violated ceqa and allowing the planning commission to adopt a resolution that "recognizes the design principles and recommendations of the northeast embark der row study for new development in this area." without first satisfying an a.i.r., it has guidelines for site design, articulation and quality materials based on the planning commission's "recognition" of the study. the port of san francisco to consider the principles and recommendations in the study as part of its review of proposals and improvements. after that happened, a revised application for the eight washington project incorporated increased heights recommended by the study.
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the lawsuit requests that the san francisco superior court issue a mandate ordering the planning commission to rescind its action taken relating to the study and to refrain from further consideration of the study and its guidelines until an e.i.r. is certified. the community coalition includes neighbors can reserve the waterfront, telegraph hill, golden gateway tenants association, the san francisco neighborhood network, and the san franciscans for reasonable growth. i might add today, i've got twole cas of other groups who have asked to join this coalition. i want to thank you. in the meantime, i have provided the petition and the press release that we provided the community. i have three copse for the commissioners and one for ms. moyer. thank you. >> any other public comment?
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motion to adjourn? >> so moved. >> second. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> thank you.
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tape 55 >> welcome, this is carl. >> great to meet you. >> great to me you, and i want to thank you for your interest and this is the city's animal shelter. and come in and a lot of people come here to adopt a animal or if they have lost their animal or looking for other animals. and we deal with other animals like birds and rabbits and you name it. this is more to see in this facility and more to see in the community. and i suggest you go with an animal control person and see what they co, whether rescuing animals in distress or hit by a car or dealing with aggressive
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animals or wildlife or a variety of things. you can only get that flavor with them and doing it first hand. >> i have been with animal control for about six years, i spent a year in the kennel and then the office came up and i started doing it and it really fit. it's really the job for me. and animals i have to handle and i know what i am doing, i rarely get scared. [whistle]. we do a lot of investigations and most are not as bad as people report but everyone once in a while they are. and i had one and people had moved out and the dog was in the inside and it makes me teary
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and when the dog is in the backyard, and i can pull an animal out of a horrible environment and feel good. >> where does this animal go after this? >> they go for the shots and then the kennel. >> and if they just found this, and once we enter everything in the computer and they can track to find out if the dog went back home. we hold them for five days. >> this is a stray dog and it came in today and we immobilize it and then put it in a room with food and water. >> and then evaluate for medical behavior and see if anyone is interested in
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adopting then. >> we want to be sure that their behavior is good for the average adopter and not aggression problem, toward people or animals. >> and if they growl and don't bite the hand, she passes that. and good girl, in case she has something in her mouth, we get it out. and one more test, called the startle test and it startled hear but she came to me. and passed the handling test. >> for the mental exam i feel for lumps and bumps. and the ears and see if they are infected and look at the eyes and be sure they are clear
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and don't have cataracts and look at their teeth and heart. this is the first job that i feel i make a dvrngs. -- difference. and we may do 40 to 80 animals a day for treatments. and do blood work and skin scrapings and cultures to diagnose different diseases. and x-rays, i can take an animal that would be euthanized at a different shelter and fix it and get it ready for a home. >> we have a partnership and we let a professional groomer run a private business from our facility and in turn grooms our shelter animals. what is the big deal of that? when someone comes to adopt an
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animal, if it looks good, chances are it will be adopted more. >> and we groom and clean the ears and the works. >> typically a shelter wouldn't have grooming? >> not at all. and these dogs are treated with the utmot -- utmost care that others can't provide. this is a shampoo to bring out the luster. and i feel satisfied in helping the shelter pets be adopted and to be a part of such a wonderful staff, from the top all the way down. if she passes our evaluation, she will stay until she's adopted. if you are interested in adoption and don't want to put them to sleep, that means at a
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last resort, we will give you a call before putting to sleep. you are not bound to the dog, and we would give you a call, and it's an actual adoption and cost $107 and it will be your dog. >> the volunteers to meet are the unsung heroes in this field that take the animals to hope and nurse them to get strong enough to come down and rehome. without volunteers, i would have to be honest to say this wouldn't be much more than a pound. we thank god that we have the number of committed people coming down and helping us out, it makes all the difference in the world. >> when you want to come in and volunteer, you go through a
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general orientation, about two hours. there is a lot of flexibility. and the various programs available, are baseline dog walking. you can work with the cats. you can work with tony's kitty rescue, with the small animals and guinea pigs and birds and chickens. >> you always have an appreciative audience. >> do you feel that what you have learned here helped you with your own dogs? >> the training they don't have? yes. and it's things that you learn, we usually outlive our dogs and every time you get a new one, you have skills to teach them. >> one of the programs is training program and it's staffed by a

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